Poetry of witness: Uzbek identity and the response to Andijon

@article{Kendzior2007PoetryOW,
  title={Poetry of witness: Uzbek identity and the response to Andijon},
  author={Sarah Kendzior},
  journal={Central Asian Survey},
  year={2007},
  volume={26},
  pages={317 - 334}
}
ABSTRACT This article focuses on poetry written about the 13 May 2005 events in Andijon, Uzbekistan to examine how Uzbek identity is expressed in relation to the narrow nationalism of post-Soviet Uzbek state culture. While the Uzbek government insists the 13 May events were a justified retaliation against armed insurgents, the authors of the Andijon poems portray the episode as a brutal attack on innocent civilians by government forces. In so doing, they not only contradict the official state… 
Framing Andijon, narrating the nation: Islam Karimov's account of the events of 13 May 2005
Tashkent's handling of anti-government protests and violence in the city of Andijon on 13 May 2005 has generated enormous controversy and had significant political repercussions. However, there has
Islam, secularism and danger: a reconsideration of the link between religiosity, radicalism and rebellion in Central Asia
ABSTRACT In equating political Islam with radicalism and rebellion against the state, security analysts make a number of assumptions about the religious, the secular and security. Within the Central
The Poetry of Resistance: Poetry as Solidarity in Postcolonial Anti-Authoritarian Movements in Islamicate South Asia
During India’s Emergency, anti-state poetry of a decidedly amateurish quality proliferated. Anti-Emergency poetry did little to bring about the restoration of democracy, nor could it have reasonably
How authoritarian rulers seek to legitimize repression: framing mass killings in Egypt and Uzbekistan
ABSTRACT How do authoritarian rulers legitimate repressive actions against their own citizens? Although most research depicts repression and legitimation as opposed strategies of political rule,
Predicaments and Prospects in Uzbek Islamism: A Critical Comparison with the Turkish Case
Uzbekistan is a very crucial country in Central Asia with regards to threats challenging the region’s stability. Any political and social change in Uzbekistan will have region-wide ramifications.
Islam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan: The Morality of Experience
Introduction: towards an anthropology of moral reasoning 1. Islam and sociality in Pakhtabad and Samarkand 2. The new Soviet (Central Asian) person and the colonization of consciousness 3. Good and
Digital distrust: Uzbek cynicism and solidarity in the Internet Age
In this article, I examine how Uzbek exiles have used the Internet to attempt to forge solidarity in a political culture of cynicism and distrust. Tracing the development of internal divisiveness in
Ethnographies of the state in Central Asia: performing politics
Introduction: Performances, Possibilities, and Practices of the Political in Central Asia Johan Rasanayagam, Judith Beyer, and Madeleine Reeves Part I. Staging the Political 1. The Global Performance
Coping strategies: public avoidance, migration, and marriage in the aftermath of the Osh conflict, Fergana Valley
This article examines the changing survival strategies of Uzbeks in the aftermath of mass violent conflict in Osh in June 2010. After the conflict, Osh Uzbeks were exposed to many difficulties. The
Central Asia: Contested Peace
The meaning of peace in post-Soviet Central Asia is highly contested. At the everyday level of the popular and the social, understandings of peace diverge among different social and ethnic groups. At
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 57 REFERENCES
Inventing Akromiya: The Role of Uzbek Propagandists in the Andijon Massacre
IntroductionOn May 16, 2006, a group of scholars, policy experts, and journalists convened at the Hudson Institute in Washington, DC, for the unveiling of a video that promised to reveal the truth
Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism
What makes people love and die for nations, as well as hate and kill in their name? While many studies have been written on nationalist political movements, the sense of nationality - the personal
Central Asian Uprisings in the Nineteenth Century: Ferghana under the Russians
During the last decades of the nineteenth century Russian colonial rule in Turkestan met little resistance from the native population. Only the small and fertile area of the Ferghana Valley remained
Music and Identity in Central Asia: Introduction
This introduction gives a short overview of the four articles collected in this volume by leading Western and local scholars on the issue of music and identity in Central Asian cultures, surveying
Fear of democracy or revolution: The reaction to Andijon
In the wake of a May 2005 prison break, the subsequent protests, and a government crackdown in the city of Andijon, are there similar events on Uzbekistan's horizon with the potential to undermine
The United Nations
IT is probably true to say that the prestige of the United Nations Organisation has fallen as much in twelve months as that of the League of Nations fell in as many years. Disillusionment and
The trial of Dadaxon Hasanov was set for July 31
  • Muslim Uzbekistan,
  • 2006
Andijan and beyond
  • 2007
I commanded respect among other prisoners
  • . .’, 8 April 2006, http://enews. ferghana.ru/article.php?id1⁄41364
  • 2007
Journalism in Uzbekistan is not history
  • It has but moved to the Net’, Ferghana.ru
  • 2007
...
1
2
3
4
5
...